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Learning Ceph - Second Edition by Karan Singh, Vaibhav Bhembre, Anthony D'Atri

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CephFS with the FUSE Driver

It might not be feasible to use the kernel driver if you are running an older version of the Linux kernel. There could also be a case where you need to exploit new CephFS features that the kernel driver might not have incorporated yet. In such cases, you can use the CephFS FUSE driver.

FUSE stands for Filesystem in USErspace—technology that allows unprivileged users to operate filesystem types not offered natively by their running kernel. For more information visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filesystem_in_Userspace

Before accessing CephFS via the FUSE driver we will need to first install it. Check your OS distribution or other repos for a package named ceph-fuse and install it. Our sandbox environment comes ...

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